rating multiplier

Sensible only or, where appropriate Sensible and Latent heat loads corresponding to various items of (mainly electrical) equipment may be selected from the program'Other Loads database accessed by clicking on the Other Loads button. The database is arranged in logical groupings under type headings, for example:- Restaurant; Office; Beer Cellar. A Scroll Bar is provided on the menu to view database headings temporarily hidden within the form. To select an item of equipment first focus the Mouse cursor over the item and then left Mouse button click. A form will appear where the quantity applying to each item may be entered and, if appropriate, a qualifying Rating Multiplier. The Rating Multiplier is applied when an item of equipment has a rating that applies to its size. For example: 100 Watts per dish. The Rating Multiplier would then refer to the number of dishes for which the selected equipment is to be sized. To delete a previously selected item of equipment simply re-click with the Mouse cursor focused over the appropriate ticked check box so as to cancel the tick.

See Also:-
Power Factors